Overall, I am not against measures like this in dire times, but PPS can barely graduate 60% of its students on time, so I'm bitter about this as the arts is the least of PPS' problems right now. How about a math and science tax before an arts tax? I'd gladly pay twice the cost now for that instead. I have digressed, but hopefully you get my point.
So all I ask is that PPS teach it's future 40% failing students some graffiti. Current high school drop outs are doing a very poor job of vandalizing this city, and I see it everyday from their lack of an art background.
I think this is a fair trade, not that I condone vandalism, I actually hate it. It just makes the best of this situation.